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Calling all Environmental law students

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The National Trust for Scotland, in partnership with the University of Glasgow, is offering an exciting prize for students of environmental law. The prize is in honour of the late Colin Donald, who had a distinguished association with both partners, spanning a period of four decades. Applicants should submit an essay (maximum 5000 words) on… Continue reading

GULS Law Review

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    Now in its third successful year, the Law Review is one of the most successful GULS initiatives going from strength to strength in only a few years. The student lead initiative is headed by an Editor-in-Chief and eleven sub-editors who are responsible for regularly publishing articles on the website and overseeing the annual… Continue reading

The European Human Rights Project

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    A party of Glasgow students has just returned from visiting the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The occasion was the opportunity for the Senior Honours students to present oral arguments to a ‘Grand Chamber’ comprising  Judges and members of the Court Registry (including Section Registrar, Dr Stan Naismith and Registry lawyer,… Continue reading

Future Legal Mind 2015 competition

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Congratulations go out to third year student, Oliver Orchant who has been shortlisted for the Future Legal Mind 2015 competition run by National Accident Helpline and CTTS-Colemans Solicitors . He is one of five undergraduate law students and the only finalist from Scotland, in this national competition. The final/awards ceremony/lunch is in London on March 30th… Continue reading

The Great Medico-Legal Debate 2015

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Should Scotland Legalise Assisted Suicide? Wednesday February 18th 2015 How can the law reconcile the principles of dignity and individual autonomy that are inherent to the debate surrounding assisted suicide? Within the University of Glasgow’s Debates Chambers, the Mason Institute will host the second annual debate between University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh students… Continue reading

International Negotiation Competition

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Having won the Scottish final of the International Negotiation Competition, the University of Glasgow’s Diploma in Professional Legal Practice team travelled to South Korea where they represented Scotland in the International Competition hosted by Handong University. The team was ranked in fourth place out of 19 countries participating. The USA won the competition. Scotland was… Continue reading